Lisa Simmons Named to BlazeSports Board

Beacon Management President Named to BlazeSports Board of Directors

Beacon Management Services is proud to announce that President Lisa Simmons was named to the BlazeSports Board of Directors. BlazeSports, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit formed as the legacy organization of the 1996 Paralympic Games in Atlanta, was founded to provide adaptive sports and recreation programs for children and military veterans with physical disabilities. “I’m honored to serve BlazeSports as a Board member[...]

Beacon Management Services Leadership Team

Beacon Management Named One of Georgia’s Top Five Management Companies

Beacon Management Services is proud to announce its recent recognition as one of the Top Community Association Management Companies in Georgia by the Atlanta Business Chronicle in its annual Book of Lists. Ranked by number of units managed in Georgia, Beacon Management earned the No. 4 spot out of over 50 companies operating in the state. “Beacon Management sets itself apart[...]

Tonya Cooke

Beacon Management Services Hires Veteran Real Estate Manager

Beacon Management Services is pleased to announce it hired Tonya Cooke as Regional Manager to oversee a growing number of managers and their respective portfolio of customers. Cooke will also be responsible for client retention, manager training and operational support to senior leadership. Cooke is an experienced real estate professional with over 10 years’ experience in various roles. Her background includes[...]

Harrison Homes Team at OBIE Awards

Beacon Management Clients Recognized at OBIE Awards

Beacon Management Services is delighted to announce two of its fantastic clients achieved outstanding accolades at the 41st Annual OBIE Awards! Beacon Management Services is proud to manage both the 2021 Community of the Year – Detached and the 2021 Community of the Year! – Master Plan. The OBIE Awards are presented by the Atlanta Sales and Marketing Council (SMC)[...]

Association Horror Stories

Nightmare on Elm Street: True Life HOA Horror Stories

From owners trashing properties to unnecessary legal problems, community association managers sometimes find themselves in troubling situations. In the spirit of Halloween, we are sharing a few spine-tingling HOA horror stories that actually happened (cue the spooky music)! Luckily, we’re also sharing tips on how you can avoid the frightening fates of these owners to enjoy a not-so-scary homeownership experience! Special[...]

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Homeowners Associations Increase in Popularity with Residents

Home sales continue to be strong in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic with roughly 27% of Americans now living in a community with a homeowners association (HOA) or planned community. According to the Foundation for Community Association Research, the overwhelming majority (89%) of homeowner and condominium association residents rate their overall experience living in a community association as very[...]

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Value of Hiring a Property Management Company for Your HOA

Overseeing a Homeowners Association is often taxing and full of responsibilities – creating budgets, facilitating legal documents, reviewing insurance for suitable coverage, assessing dues and maintaining the property. With a highly trained staff and leading technology, Beacon Management Services offers incredible value and fully provides the services necessary to successfully operate an Atlanta HOA. Focused on delivering results, Beacon offers an[...]

Mike Dubas with Beacon Management Services

Beacon Management Services Promotes Michael Dubas

Beacon Management Services is pleased to announce the promotion of Michael Dubas to Vice President of Management Services. In his expanded role, Dubas will develop and implement strategic operational initiatives for the company as part of the executive team. He will also continue to oversee a division of community association managers and be responsible for all aspects of their portfolio’s[...]

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Female Business Owner Hikes Machu Picchu to Benefit BlazeSports

Lisa Simmons, president of Beacon Management Services, begins her 3rd Annual “Moving Mountains” hike to benefit BlazeSports America on August 6, 2021. This year’s hike takes Simmons to Peru, where she will climb Machu Picchu, one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. “I’m proud to represent BlazeSports on this adventure,” said Simmons. “This nonprofit provides life-changing sports programs and[...]

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Homeowners Associations Popular with Homebuyers

A notable housing trend resulting from strong home sales in 2020 and 2021, is a preference by American homebuyers for community associations, also known as condominium and homeowners associations (HOA). According to the Foundation for Community Association Research, the number of new condominium and HOAs nationwide is expected to increase by 4,500 this year, and Beacon Management Services sees this[...]